The Scope of the Legal Services Authority Act, 1987 with Reference to Lok Adalat and Permanent Lok Adalat

  • Avijit Singh and Saksham Khunger
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  • Avijit Singh

    Student at Symbiosis Law School, Pune, India

  • Saksham Khunger

    Student at Army Institute of Law, Mohali, India

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To account for Legal Services Authorities, a Legal Services Authorities Act was framed so that poor and weaker sections of the society can have free and adequate access to the legal services of the country and so that there are enough opportunities to secure justice and it can't be denied to any person who wants to seek justice due to his economic incapability and other factors. Lok Adalats are organized to ensure that People from weaker sections of the society are not denied justice, and it should be promoted on the basis of equality. The objective behind the enactment of this Act is that disputes can be amicably and speedily disposed of, and its enactment has divulged it as very effective legislation. An alternative for the ADR mechanism is Lok Adalat; it is a type of assembly where disputes pending before the courts of law or are at the pre-litigation stage are settled agreeably. Lok Adalat has been given legal status under the Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987.


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International Journal of Legal Science and Innovation, Volume 4, Issue 1, Page 208 - 213


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